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Genome of destructive Pathogen Macrophomina phaseolina unraveled by Maqsudul Alam & BJRI Associates

Genome of destructive Pathogen Macrophomina phaseolina unraveled by Maqsudul Alam & BJRI Associates

In the most recent issue (Sept. 19) BMC Genomics 2012, 13:493) Maqsudul Alam and 14 of his associates  mostly at BJRI published an article entitled, “Tools to kill: Genome of one of the most destructive plant pathogenic fungi Macrophomina phaseolina unraveled the base sequence of  Prof. Dr. Maqsudul Alam this extremely harmful pathogen affecting

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Potential therapeutic targets for Squamous Cell Lung Cancer

Potential therapeutic targets for Squamous Cell Lung Cancer

The most common type of lung cancer (squamous cell lung cancer) causes more death than breast, colorectal or prostate cancer each year. But squamous cell carcinoma has no treatments available that target the specific genetic alterations which drive this form of cancer. Scientists have succeeded to identify many potential therapeutic targets based on a large number and variety of DNA

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Call for Applications from Global Young Academy

Call for Applications from Global Young Academy

Dr. Manjurul Karim a member of the Global Young Academy has requested the GNOBB Coordinator to post this piece news in its website. Since there is no conflicting interest I am attaching the GYA’s call for new membership. Please click to access the Call for application, 2012, GYA_ApplicationForm_2012, and August issue Internal Newsletter.

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XII Intl. Symposium on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms

XII Intl. Symposium on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms

The 12th ISBGMO will be held Sept. 17-20, ’12 at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri. The Center was established with a view to improving the Human Condition through Plant Science. The Symposium will have the following 13 sections: New approaches in genetic engineering, Genetically engineered animals and insects, Biotech and climatic change, Biotech f

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XII Intl. Symposium on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisma

XII Intl. Symposium on Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisma

The 12th ISBGMO was held successfully Sept. 17-20, ’12 at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri. The Center was established with a view to improving the Human Condition through Plant Science. The Symposium organized the following 13 sections: New approaches in genetic engineering,  Genetically engineered animals and insects, Biotech and c

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Six highly sensitive scientific installations in Atomic Energy Research Establishment (AERE)

Six highly sensitive scientific installations in Atomic Energy Research Establishment (AERE)

It is with a good deal pleasure GNOBB inform the members that in the Atomic Energy Research Establishment (AERE) adjoining the National Institute of Biotechnology (NIB) six highly sensitive machines have been installed. Recently Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of the country in a simple ceremony presided over by the State Minister Yeafesh Osman inaugurated Tk 200 crores worth of

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Cancer stem cells tracked

Cancer stem cells tracked

The master builders that cause tumor growth may provide insights in cancer treatment strategies. Published in the journals Nature and Science, recent studies conducted by three independent teams of researchers believe that the discovery of cancer stem cells may be a breakthrough in the field of cancer research. Unless the chemotherapy destroys all cancer st

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“a device to sequence an entire human genome in a day for $1,000”

“a device to sequence an entire human genome in a day for $1,000”

Latest Posts from Bitesize Bio: How the Ion Torrent Sequencer works Just before Life Technologies purchased the start-up company Ion Torrent, the fledgling company was dealing with a torrent of another kind—worldwide media interest in its new sequencing technology, which promised to bring the price of next-generation, massively parallel sequencing down to $1,000 per run.

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Latest Posts from Bitesize Bio:How the Ion Torrent Sequencer works

Latest Posts from Bitesize Bio:How the Ion Torrent Sequencer works

Just before Life Technologies purchased the start-up company Ion Torrent, the fledgling company was dealing with a torrent of another kind—worldwide media interest in its new sequencing technology, which promised to bring the price of next-generation, massively parallel sequencing down to $1,000 per run. Since that dramatic announcement in the summer of 2011, Life Technologies

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Bangladesh got her new friend back – Dr. Craig Meisner

Bangladesh got her new friend back – Dr. Craig Meisner

 Craig Meisner Craig Meisner Country Director–South Asia (Bangladesh) at World Fish Center Cambodia Farming Previous Private, CAVAC, Cornell U Education Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Agronomy and Crop Science at The University of Georgia   GNOBB members will be pleased to know that our old friend Dr. Craig Meisner attached to Bangladesh Agriculture R

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Sequence comparison of SARS-CoV-2 genome from the Bangladeshi patient revealed two new mutations in the genome

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The deposition of first SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing results of a Bangladeshi patient by Dr. Senjuti Shaha, Dr. Samir Kumar Shaha along with their team from Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) opened a new do Read More

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak...

GNOBB wishes all its well wishers and readers a heartiest greetings for Eid-ul-fitr. May this special day brings peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone. Eid Mubarak! Read More

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congr...

GNOBB would like to express its heartiest congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah for his recent publication on identification of functional inhibitor compounds of scaffold protein RACK1 that could inhibit the Herpe Read More